Escape Monthly Colorado Vacation in a Box Flash Giveaway [Closed]

Escape Monthly, the subscription service that delivers an authentic “Vacation in a Box” experience to the doorsteps of subscribers every month, is going to Colorado for their January box — and you can, too! Exploring the tastes, sights, and unique character of the state, the Colorado Escape Monthly box will include treats and goodies from… Read More »

“The Legend of Hercules” in Theaters January 10th — Exclusive Autographed Poster Giveaway #Hercules3D [Closed]

Every man has a destiny, and today, action and adventure movie audiences are treated to the story of how Greek hero Hercules rose up to fulfill his. The Legend of Hercules is the epic origin story of the mythical Greek hero Hercules — the son of Zeus, a half-god, half-man blessed with extraordinary strength. Betrayed… Read More »

Snow Day! 15 Movies to Watch When You’re Snowed In

Snow has been a very frequent, very unpleasant visitor in much of the country over the last couple of weeks. Just yesterday weather.com reported that the Midwest and South are experiencing the coldest arctic outbreak since the 1990s. So, with many schools closed, either because of snow or below freezing temperatures and frostbite risks, I… Read More »

Monday Morning Tunes: K’s Choice

Okay, I am not playing fair at all. K’s Choice is not a new band by any means; nor are they new to me. This Belgian band, formed by brother and sister Gert and Sarah Bettens, have been around since the mid-90s. I have been a fan since the early 2000s when I would walk miles every day with their albums Paradise In Me and Almost Happy blaring through the headphones of my discman.

I should really walk more.

Anyway.

Almost Happy has always, since the very first time I heard it, been my go-to companion in times of desperate, unwavering quiet; the quiet that causes your ears to ring and makes you suspicious of just how firmly rooted your feet are to the ground because the earth just might spontaneously open up and swallow you whole.

It is that soothing, honest, and raw voice that gives words to emotions that should not have words to describe them because they are ugly and all that is wrong with what has become of the human condition. It makes you remember to breathe in times when you’re not sure you want to.

Right now, I need to be reminded to breathe. This is the only music that I could have possibly written about today, and it is the only album I will likely have playing until I can adequately stabilize myself.


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